Spicy Buffalo Chicken Dip

This Spicy Buffalo Chicken Dip is a MUST at any Super Bowl party!

This Spicy Buffalo Chicken Dip is a MUST at any Super Bowl party!

I’m obsessed with Buffalo anything at the moment! It has just enough heat to keep me coming back for more but not enough that I know when to walk away. You feel me?… 

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Mustard and Maple Glaze

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Mustard and Maple Glaze is the perfect vegetarian side dish to serve during the holidays!

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Mustard and Maple Glaze is the perfect vegetarian side dish to serve during the Holidays!

Did you know that an 80g serving of sprouts contains four times more vitamin C than an orange?

Did you know that an 80g serving of sprouts contains four times more vitamin C than an orange?

This recipe is proof that eating healthy doesn’t have to be a bore! Oh, and did I mention this recipe is vegetarian and gluten free? At the moment, I’m ALL ABOUT this seasonal side! Brussels sprouts are in season here in … 

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Stuffed Mushrooms with Chestnuts & Boursin

Stuffed Mushrooms with Chestnuts & Boursin are a welcomed vegetarian option at any party.

Stuffed Mushrooms with Chestnuts & Boursin are a welcomed vegetarian option at any party.

I had you at Boursin didn’t I? I can’t blame you because I’m with you! This soft creamy cheese comes in a variety of flavors and I use the Garlic & Fine Herbs (my go to) in this recipe. These stuffed mushrooms will be sought after at any event and your vegetarian friends will be happy you thought of them!… 

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Grilled Peaches with Prosciutto

Try using different kinds of peaches for variety. I used both a tart & sweet peaches and loved contrast in taste!

Try using different kinds of peaches for variety. I used both a tart & sweet peaches and loved contrast in taste!

Wow your guests and skip the stress! 5 ingredients: Peaches, Prosciutto, Fresh Mozzarella, Mint and Balsamic Glaze.

This handful of accessible ingredients and simple preparation make this a great option for a thanksgiving appetizer. … 

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Summer Squash Gratin

SERVE THIS FAMILY STYLE AT A SUNDAY DINNER

SERVE THIS FAMILY STYLE AT A SUNDAY DINNER

Did you know the United States is the biggest importer of summer squash? I didn’t! Until last week when another shopper at the farmers market told me. I thought they must of been misinformed but as I researched, I realized most of our squash does come from Mexico. Like the VAST majority comes from Mexico. We do grow a small percentage locally; Florida, New York and California producing the most.

SUMMER SQUASH ARE GOOD SOURCES OF VITAMIN A & C

SUMMER SQUASH ARE GOOD SOURCES OF VITAMIN A & C

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Mushroom & Arugula Fusili with Pistachio Mint Pesto

Mushroom & Arugula Fusili with Pistachio Mint Pesto

Mushroom & Arugula Fusili with Pistachio Mint Pesto

This addicting recipe transpired when I had a craving for pesto pasta but didn’t have any basil at home. My basil obsession prevailed and we ate our entire supply. I’m still impatiently waiting on a new batch to flourish. In the mean time, what could I make that would satisfy my craving?… 

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Heirloom Tomato Salad with Burrata & Balsamic Glaze

A SIMPLE DRIZZLE OF BALSAMIC GLAZE AND A FEW BASIL LEAVES HAVE A BIG IMPACT ON THE FINAL PRESENTATION

A SIMPLE DRIZZLE OF BALSAMIC GLAZE AND A FEW BASIL LEAVES HAVE A BIG IMPACT ON THE FINAL PRESENTATION

Bur-ra-ta translated from Italian literally means ‘buttered’. It is a a typical product of Puglia, a region in the south of Italy and it is absolutely one of my favorite cheeses. Burrata is a fresh Italian cheese made from a combination of mozzarella and cream.  The outer shell is solid mozzarella, while the inside is a combination of both mozzarella and cream, producing a unique, soft texture. It’s so delicate and just plain decadent! Even

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Simple Pesto Pasta with Peas

OFTEN TIMES, SIMPLICITY IS BEST.

OFTEN TIMES, SIMPLICITY IS BEST.

This is hands down the recipe I’ve made the most in my kitchen. It has few ingredients, not a lot of preparation and is very simple to execute well. I have made this so many times; I could make it in my sleep. This simple recipe is consistently delicious. I’m never disappointed when I make this for lunch or dinner.

This is one of those recipes that is so quick to produce but tastes like you’ve been cooking all day. It makes … 

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Chicken with Preserved Lemon

Take and instant vacation with Moroccan inspired Chicken with Preserved Lemon.

Take and instant vacation with Moroccan inspired Chicken with Preserved Lemon.

I’ve always been a fan of lemon everything. Whether its tablespoon of lemon zest or a squeeze of lemon juice, I think it elevates a dish from good to great. I recently came across preserved lemons at my local Italian grocery store and thought I would give them a try. My mind was BLOWN! The lemony flavor is so intense, it smacks you in … 

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Mama’s Heirloom Tomato Bruschetta

Oftentimes simplicity is best

Oftentimes simplicity is best

Bruschetta reminds me of childhood summers in Nova Scotia, Canada. I know I know, that’s not the first thing you think of when you think about Nova Scotia but I have so many memories of being on summer vacation and chowing down on some bruschetta.  Even now after making this recipe hundreds of times, that first bite still bring me back home…. 

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